Italian secret service agent found dead in Paris apartment


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An Italian secret service agent was found dead in his apartment in the French capital on Monday with a wound on his chin, police said.

Thought to have died during the night, the 50-year-old Italian government agent was found by local police in an aparthotel building in the Montmartre district, where he had reportedly been staying since May 3.

The Italian Embassy stated that the agent is currently believed to have died due to “natural causes” and that the cut on his chin is likely the result of a fall.

French magazine Le Point reports that the agent, known only as Massimo I., was in Paris on a language course

Local police found a bag containing almost 2,000 euros in cash in 20 euro notes and several USB keys, and there were classified documents in the safe.

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